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How to say I Love You in 25 different languages

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February 14 marks Valentine’s Day, a day which celebrates love across the world. Whilst it is important to show your love and appreciation for others throughout the year, today is dedicated to making someone feel particularly loved. Whether it’s by sending a card, giving a gift or by simply sending a message of love, there are many ways in which you can spread some happiness on Valentine’s Day.

Telling someone that you love them is one of the most significant things to do, whether it be to your partner, a friend or a family member. ‘I Love You’ are three little English words that are globally recognised, however, there are roughly 6500 languages in the world, all of which have their own version of that heartwarming phrase.

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, we’ve gathered 25 of our favourite ways in which you can say ‘I Love You’ in a different language.

i love you

 

1. Welsh

Rwy’n dy garu di

2. French

Je t’aime

3. Spanish

Te amo

4. Polish

Kocham Cię

5. Italian

Ti amo

6. Bosnian

Volim te

7. Danish

Jeg elsker dig

8. Korean

사랑해 (sarang hae)

9. Maltese

Inħobbok

10. Romanian

Te iubesc

11. Russian

Я тебя люблю! (Ja tebja ljublju!)

12. Latvian

Es tevi mīlu

13. Sicilian

T’amu

14. Swedish

Jag älskar dig

15. Serbian

Волим те (Volim te)

16. Turkish

Seni seviyorum

17. Irish (Gaelic)

Gráím thú

18. Zulu

Ngiyakuthanda

19. German

Ich liebe dich

20. Hungarian

Szeretlek

21. Japanese

好きです (suki desu)

22. Chinese (Cantonese)

我爱你 Wǒ ài nǐ

23. Cornish

My a’th kar

24. Greek (modern)

Σ΄αγαπώ (S’agapó)

25. Icelandic

Ég elska þig

 

Happy Valentine’s Day! Did we miss out ‘I Love You’ in your language? Let us know on Twitter @Fuzzable

 

Written by Katrina

twenty-something charity shop manager and aspiring journalist with a penchant for boybands. Email: katrinanaomirees@gmail.com

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